Medaille College senior guard Johnathan Belton and Pitt-Bradford senior forward Evan Greening were each named to the 2016-17 D3Hoops.com All-Great Lakes Region Second Team on Monday.
Belton had a career year for the Mavericks helping Medaille win 21 games, capture the AMCC regular season and tournament championships, and advance to the First Round of the NCAA Tournament. Belton scored a career high 503 points during his senior campaign; averaging 18 points, 5.2 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 3.3 steals per contest. On February 8 against Pitt-Bradford he became just the 11th player in program history to reach 1,000 career points, and his 91 total steals this year rank number one in the entire country.
Greening, a senior from Fredericksburg, Virginia, led the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference in scoring (20.2) and rebounding (14.3) for the second straight season, and he was one of three players in NCAA Division III this season to average more than 20 points and 13 rebounds a game. He ranked in the top five nationally in double-doubles (20), offensive rebounds per game (5.56) and rebounds per game. Greening, who was named the Great Lakes Region Rookie of the Year as a freshman, broke the AMCC record for total rebounds in a season (328) this year, finishing with 357 total boards, and his per-game average is a new league record. He was a first-team all-conference selection for the second consecutive year. In addition to being named all-region, Greening is a member of the 2017 Allstate NABC Good Works Team®, one of 10 finalists for the 2017 Jostens Trophy and appeared on the Bevo Francis Award Top 100 Watch List.